Small Business Development
Our monthly small business conference calls on the final Tuesday of every month at 3 p.m. feature reopening guidance and resources available to small businesses. Register in advance.
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Age-friendly businesses in Boston
An age- and dementia-friendly business is one in which people of all ages and abilities can comfortably shop for goods...
Outdoor Dining Program
We are committed to supporting and growing Boston’s restaurants through the 2023 Outdoor Dining Program.
Legacy Business Program
A " Legacy Business" is defined as those businesses that are long standing, independent enterprises that make a strong...
Legacy Business Support Grant
The Office of Economic Opportunity and Inclusion (OEOI) is seeking grant applications from nonprofit organizations who...
Childcare Entrepreneur Fund
Family Child Care (FCC) providers are essential to Boston. The Childcare Entrepreneur Fund provides business training to...
Employee ownership help
We have information to help you build and grow your worker cooperative or employee-owned firm in the City of Boston.
Learn about resources for sign and storefront improvements for your business.
Our consultants work with entrepreneurs and small business owners. They provide the tools needed to start, strengthen...
Women Entrepreneurs Boston
Women Entrepreneurs Boston (WE BOS) provides skill-building opportunities, technical help, and networking. We help women...
Boston Main Streets
The network of 20 independent nonprofit Main Streets organizations exists across Boston. Main Streets use a...
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Inaugural Legacy Business Program Awardees Announced
Funding to Support Small Businesses with Commercial Rent Payments